Roost Question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ken facemire, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. ken facemire

    ken facemire Out Of The Brooder

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    How big does the roost need to be to fit 15 chickens?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I like to use 12" per bird as I have some fairly warm nights, but the rule of thumb minimum is 8" per chicken, which would mean 10 feet. If it is cold, they will huddle up. if it is warm, they spread out a little.
     

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